Jabil Circuit (NYSE: JBL ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on March 20. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Jabil Circuit's revenues will grow 3.4% and EPS will wither -6.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $4.38 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.54.
Last quarter, Jabil Circuit recorded revenue of $4.64 billion. GAAP reported sales were 7.2% higher than the prior-year quarter's $4.33 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.61. GAAP EPS of $0.51 for Q1 were 5.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.54 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 7.6%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 3.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.3%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $18.30 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.45.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 377 members out of 413 rating the stock outperform, and 36 members rating it underperform. Among 90 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Jabil Circuit a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Jabil Circuit is outperform, with an average price target of $25.36.
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